Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC)

Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC)

March 07, 2014 12:50 ET

CAODC Members Elect 2014/15 Board of Directors

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - March 7, 2014) - The Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC) announced on Friday the election results for the 2014/15 Board of Directors.

CAODC members - which include all of Canada's drilling contractors and 98% of Canada's service rig contractors - elect representatives to the Board for 2-year terms.

"Most of the members on the Board began their careers on a rig," says Mark A. Scholz, CAODC President. "This is a dynamic group of industry leaders, and I'm pleased to have their expertise and perspective at the table."

The following representatives from CAODC member companies make up the 2014/15 Board of Directors:

Officers:
Wade McGowan, Chairman - Ironhand Drilling Inc.
Randy Hawkings, Vice Chairman - CanElson Drilling Inc.
Ross Pickering, Past Chairman - Precision Drilling, a division of Precision Drilling Canada LP
Mark A. Scholz, Secretary/Treasurer - CAODC
Directors:
John Brown - Patterson-UTI Drilling Canada Ltd.
Joe Bruce - Nabors Drilling, a division of Nabors Canada
Duane Carol - DC Drilling Inc.
John Cooper - Savanna Drilling Canada
Kirk Grimes - Grimes Well Servicing Ltd.
Ken Hudgeon - Precision Well Servicing, a division of Precision Drilling Canada LP
Alex MacAusland - Horizon Drilling, a division of Western Energy Services Corp.
Michael Mannas - Jomax Drilling (1988) Ltd.
George McHardy - Nabors Drilling, a division of Nabors Canada
Scott McKaig - Transocean Canada Drilling Services Ltd.
Don Pack - Precision Well Servicing, a division of Precision Drilling Canada LP
Preston Reum - Essential Well Service Inc.
Brad Rowbotham - Roll'n Oilfield Industries Ltd.
Karl Ruud - Akita Drilling Ltd.
James Schulte - Precision Drilling, a division of Precision Drilling Canada LP
Bryan Toth - Rockwell Servicing Inc.
Lyle Whitmarsh - Trinidad Drilling Ltd.
Les Yakemchuk - Treeline Well Services Inc.
Bob Zanusso - Ensign - Canadian Drilling

CAODC is the unified voice of the Canadian drilling and service rig industry. For 65 years, CAODC has promoted safer and more efficient operations through advocacy, communication and needed products and services. CAODC is committed to supporting a culture of safety excellence in the industry and continuing a strong tradition of leadership and cooperation.

Contact Information

  • Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors
    Cindy Soderstrom, Manager, Communications
    Main: (403) 264-4311 Ext. 120 or Mobile: (403) 816-1542
    csoderstrom@caodc.ca
    www.caodc.ca
    Follow on Twitter: @thecaodc